Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 16 November 2015
Manila will host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Summit. Photo by:
The future of international development cooperation is not just hashed out in dusty field offices and ramshackle schools and hospitals, but also at a variety of events, celebrations and other gatherings. Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Nov. 16:
2015 United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights Nov. 16 Geneva, Switzerland Want to Find Out About Financing for Development? Nov. 16 Washington, D.C., United States H2020 Euro-Society 2014 Conference — Changing Europe Nov. 16 Brussels, Belgium 'Arabs are Not Human Beings': How Politics, History and Ethnicity Crippled Emergency Relief in Iraqi Kurdistan Nov. 16 London, United Kingdom Closing the Gap in Health Equity through Technology Nov. 16 Geneva, Switzerland Promoting Peaceful and Inclusive Societies: Practices that Count Nov. 16 Geneva, Switzerland NGO Aid Transparency and Data: So What? Nov. 17 Washington, D.C., United States Latin America: Back to the 80s or Heading for Rebound? Nov. 17 Washington, D.C., United States Food Security and Scarcity: Why Ending Hunger is so Hard Nov. 17 Washington, D.C., United States From Zorro to Zombie: Explaining the Dramatic Rise and Fall of the Microcredit Model as Development Policy Nov. 17 London, United Kingdom TTIP: What's in it for the Social Partners? Nov. 17 Brussels, Belgium Including Disability in Development Cooperation: Experiences of Collaboration Between Governments, NGOs and DPOs Nov. 18 Rome, Italy Demographic Vulnerability: Where Population Growth Poses the Greatest Challenges Nov. 18 New York, United States Europe's Refugee Crisis: Hospitality and Its Discontents Nov. 18 Washington, D.C., United States Small Changes, Big Impact: Creating Conditions for Women and Girls to Thrive Nov. 18 Washington, D.C., United States SID-Washington Annual Dinner Nov. 18 Washington, D.C., United States Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders' Meeting Nov. 18-19 Manila, Philippines AidEx 2015 Nov. 18-19 Brussels, Belgium Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia: Effective Development Cooperation and Financing for the 2030 Agenda Nov. 18-19 Bangkok, Thailand Civil Society, Cities and Regions Preparing for COP21 and Beyond Nov. 19
Filling the Skills Gap and Addressing the Mismatches — What can Business Do? Nov. 19 Online 2015 LEAD Symposium Nov. 19 Madrid, Spain Eastern Partnership Countries Meeting on the Expected 2015 Paris Climate Agreement Nov. 19 Brussels, Belgium Food System ‘Actors’ and their Activities Nov. 19 London, United Kingdom Overseas Development Institute in Conversation with Professor Lord Stern Nov. 19 London, United Kingdom Who Knows? Circulation of Feminist Knowledge on Development and Gender Experts Nov. 19-20 Geneva, Switzerland Workshop: SMEs in Developing Asia: New Approaches to Overcoming Market Failures Nov. 19-20 Tokyo, Japan Global Dialogue Forum on Good Practices and Challenges in Promoting Decent Work in Construction and Infrastructure Projects Nov. 19-20 Geneva, Switzerland Human Rights for All — Promoting Human Rights of LGBTI Individuals: From Local Communities to Global Organizations Nov. 20 Geneva, Switzerland International celebrations International Day for Tolerance Nov. 16 World Toilet Day Nov. 19 Universal Children's Day Nov. 20 Know of an upcoming event that might be of interest to the international development community? Leave a comment below or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Read more development aid news online, and subscribe to The Development Newswire to receive top international development headlines from the world’s leading donors, news sources and opinion leaders — emailed to you FREE every business day.